Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates - Wednesday, April 29th 2015 [ME NewsWire]
Lt. General HH Sheikh Saif bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior, headed the UAE delegation to the 16th Consultative Meeting of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) Interior Ministers that was held today in the sisterly country of Qatar.
Upon arrival to the capital of Qatar, HH Sheikh Saif bin Zayed was welcomed by HE Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa Al Thani, the Qatari Prime Minister and Minister of the Interior, and a number of officials. His Highness Sheikh Saif bin Zayed, accompanied by his brotherly GCC Interior Ministers, later met and extended their greetings to HH Sheikh Tamim Bin Hamad Al Thani, Emir of Qatar at the Amiri Diwan.
During the Consultative Meeting, their Highnesses and Excellencies of the GCC Interior Ministers discussed relevant topics of interest for the citizens of the GCC in a bid to enhance cooperation and coordination amongst the GCC member states in various joint security fields. The meeting additionally addressed the latest security developments of interest that pertain to the GCC.
In his speech during the meeting, Lt. General HH Sheikh Saif bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior, congratulated his brother, HRH Prince Muhammad bin Nayef bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, for the royal trust he had won in being appointed as the Crown Prince. His Highness Sheikh Saif bin Zayed also congratulated his brother, HRH Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, for being appointed as the Deputy Crown Prince. His Highness Sheikh Saif bin Zayed prayed to God Almighty to grant both princes, and the Saudi people in general, continued success. His Highness Sheikh Saif bin Zayed also congratulated the leaders of the GCC states for the success of Operation Decisive Storm and of the significant results.
In his statement, HH Sheikh Saif bin Zayed praised the efforts of his Qatari counterpart citing the well-structured organization of the meeting alongside the warm and gracious welcome that had been extended to the UAE delegation. He hailed the brotherly endeavors made by the GCC states in the consolidation and development of efforts for further cooperation; of which will achieve advanced results that will benefit the nations and peoples of the region.
The UAE delegation accompanying HH Sheikh Saif bin Zayed included: Major General Dr. Nasser Lakhrebani Al Nuaimi, Secretary General of the Office of HH Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior; Major General Khalifa Hareb Al Khaili, Acting Assistant Undersecretary of the Ministry of Interior for Naturalization, Residency and Ports Affairs; Brigadier General Dr. Rashid Sultan Al Khodr, Vice Chairman of the Legal Council at the Ministry of Interior; and Lt. Colonel Dr. Jamal Saif Fares, Director of the Legal Affairs Department in H.H Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior Diwan, alongside a number of high ranking officers at the Ministry of Interior.
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